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Three Islands: One Mister Pip

The immortal character “Pip” from Charles Dickens’ most autobiographical work, Great Expectations is the clay from which New Zealand author, Lloyd Jones has molded his own stunning monument Mister Pip – a book that has captivated the heart of people everywhere and won him the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize (2008) and finalist for the Man Booker [...]

“A Concise Chinese – English Dictionary for Lovers” by Xiaolu Guo

A poet from the age of fifteen, Xiaolu Guo first came to London in 2002 as an experienced novelist and filmmaker. Her observations led to her third book, the first in English, an amazing mix of eastern and western ideals with a clever, funny, and engaging writing style. Guo’s novel explores a subject that many [...]